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Jul 12, 2012 11:00pm PDT
beginning to understand how people use both their conscious and unconscious mental processes to respond to a work of art. we can outline a scheme of the various steps that are involved in looking at a great painting and having a perceptual response, an emotional response, an empathic response to it. and we can outline in principle how this occurs, that a lot of details that have to be filled out but this is an initial attempt to try to bridge art and brain science. >> rose: and from harvard the theoretical physicist lisa randell. >> what is really wonderful about physics and i think is important it is symptomatic the regime where we understand things and where we need to go beyond it. so we have the corof owlee that works and it can could turn out that when you have shorter distances and higher energies you get to do mains you haven't explored; that you find out that fundamentally the rules are very different but we still have this base of knowledge that works, that makes predictions. i think that we have never reached a point where we have all of the answers. >> rose: we conclu
WHUT
Jul 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
think the way to solve the terror threat against us is to win the argument. and how do we win the argument? we have to live our values. we have to show kids who are about to decide whether to strap on a suicide vest that if they don't do that, we are helping to provide opportunity in their countries. >> rose: ratan tata, judith rodin and jane harman when we continue. >> funding for charlie rose was provided by the following:. >> additional funding provided by these funders: captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> for almost 100 years the rockefeller foundation has been a world leader in philanthropy and global dome this week they are hosting their second annual innovation forum, leaders from the business, government, and nonprofit sectors gather to address the most pressing-- ratan tata will receive a lifetime achievement award for his work in philanthropy, chairman of the tata group a family run global conglomerate that has been giving back to india since its founding in 1868. since becoming company chairman in 1991
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Jul 7, 2012 3:00am EDT
in order to protect us against foreign invaders like viruses and bacteria. and on occasion it errs and recognizes a protein in the body and becomes the target of an i pun attack. it's been obvious to pain people all along that the variety of organs in the body that are susceptible to this kind of attack. for example we have known that type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that hits cells in the pancreas that release insulin or crohn's disease is an autoimmune disease that affects the bowel testimony has been less obvious although it is perfectly clear that autoimmune diseases also affect the brain even though the brain has this protective barrier called the blood brain barrier, auto immune disease can penetrate that and attack it. and this is where we see multiple sclerosis. >> rose: the charlie rose brain series is about the most exciting scientific experience of our time. >> understanding the brain. this series is paid possible by a grant from the siemens foundation. their mission is to advance the frontiers of research in the basic sciences and mathematics. >> funding for cha
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Jul 10, 2012 3:00am EDT
help us understand the extraordinary announcement coming out of geneva last week about understanding matter. >> it's an elusive, invisible stuff. you don't see it. you have to find some way to access it. and the proposal-- which now seems to bear fruit-- is if you slam protons together, other particles, at very, very high speed, which is what happens with the large had dron collider. >> rose: and you can only do that with a collider like this. >> exactly. and you can sometimes jig this will invisible... sometimes flick out a little speck of this molasses, which would be a higgs particle. so people look for that little speck of a particle and now there's evidence that it has been found. >> it is the thing that explains to us how our fundamental particles got mass and it's a piece of the puzzle and now that we have this we can move on from here and maybe it isn't even a standard model higgs. maybe it's something more exotic. that remains to be seen. >> rose: what would be another big question this might help us understand? >> well, there are a number of questions. one of the questions
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Jul 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the pakastanis help us, most of the time they don't. but the second thing is .. the state we have built, the government, it is, i mean as they call it, they use the term vice, vice, vertically integrated criminal enterprise, that is a military term. >> rose: and then we conclude with a look at the 2012 presidential election and also what is happening to the middle class in a conversation with james carville and stan greenberg, both former advisors to president clinton. >> i think president obama has been much better of late, but understand that we come from this from a little different position. stan and i, this is the greatest problem the united states is facing is what do we do about the middle class? >> rose: america in afghanistan, and american politics when we continue. funding for charlie rose was provided by the following. >> additional funding provided by these funders. >> and by bloomberg, a provider of multimedia and news and information services worldwide. >> from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: dexter filkins of the new yorker magazine is h
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Jul 23, 2012 10:00am EDT
was diagnosed with sma five years ago. griffen's mother beth kingkiner joins us, a elementee schoolteacher. finally two positions at the forefront of research, neil shneider of columbia university and richard finkle. an once again my cohost is dr. eric kandel, noble lawyer yet, professor at columbia university and a howard hughes medical investigatorment i'm pleased to have all of them and as always we begin with eric kandel and a sense of what we hope to accomplish this evening. welcome. >> we're going to consider today amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and spinal muscular atrophy, two diseases that affect motor neuron os. and this is a tjs of the theme we've had for the last several programs. which are considered disors that affect the motor system. we began by considering park inson's disease and hunts ton's disease, two diseases that affect motor systems that are due to protein folding disorders. then we considered multiple sclerosis, which has a very different mechanism. it is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the mylin sheath. these two sets of disord
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Jul 4, 2012 11:30pm EDT
, suggestions, and information on "a capitol fourth," visit us at information on "a capitol fourth," visit us at pbs.org/capitolfourth. its auto insurance customers for over 70 years. more information on auto insurance at geico.com or 1-800-947-auto any time of the day or night. >> rose: welcome to the program, we talk about the american presidency with five historians and presidential biographers, they are doris kearns good wins, jon meacham, robert caro, james fallows. >> what about the president, obama is the living proof that, you know, we talk about a narrative, what is obama's place right now in the american narrative? that he is the first african-american president, so 43 years ago, blacks still did not vote in substantial numbers in the south. >> i mean, he made a lot of talk about theodore roosevelt and learned lessons from fdr and from the do nothing congress of harry fru man, you see right in this campaign, i think the most important thing that jim fallows talked about in the great atlantic piece is his ability to learn from mistakes and to change as time goes by and if he does
WHUT
Jul 17, 2012 6:00am EDT
is rental housing. >> rose: (laughs) >> the american people have loaned us this for a little bit. >> rose: a year or five years, we'll see. >> our goal is to take good care of it and we can hand it over to the next administration in four more years. >> rose: how are the things you're planning coming out? >> they're going great, our garden... >> rose: she has a green thumb. >> i have a lot of help. i tell people that all the time. it's just been so much more than growing food but it started just a tremendous conversation in this country about the health of our kids. >> rose: there's not a more important issue. how are you going to spend your summer? where is summer vacation? >> most of it is going to be campaigning. this is going to be my last campaign and the girls are now of an age where they start having their own stuff so they've got a sleep away camp for a month. both of them are leaving. we're going to be experiencing the first stages of empty nest syndrome. >> rose: are you prepared far? >> well, i get a little depressed. >> he's going to be so busy. but we'll get some time
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Jul 24, 2012 12:00am EDT
treasury, tim geithner. >> i think these two clouds over us, one is the impact of europe on growth here around the world and how they manage the crisis and the second is a broader concern about whether the political institutions of the country are going to find a boy to move again, to govern again, become unstuck and do something good for the economy in the long run, i think this concern about washington being stuck got much more scary last summer when we had the crisis over the debt limit because you had large part of one party threatening to default, first time in history. >> rose: geithner for the hour next. funding for charlie rose was provided by the following. captioning sponsored by rose communications >> tonight the special edition of charlie rose. >> rose: tim geithner is here the united states secretary of the treasury, the longest member of obama's economic team, part of the nation's response to the crisis dating back to his tenure of his tenure a at the new york federal reserve he has seen a range of measures to both protect and stimulate growth, today the economy sits
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Jul 6, 2012 12:05am EDT
book, visit shoppbs.org or call us at: captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org masterpiece is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. we are pbs. >> welcome to the program, tonight ratan tata chairman of the tata group and judith rodin president of the rockefeller foundation on the occasion of the presentation of the lifetime achievement award from the rockefeller foundation to ratan tata. >> when you live in a country where there's such disparity of income and such disparity and prosperity, you cannot help but feel that you cannot ignore the millions of people that sometimes struggle for just staying alive. in that you need to do something to not to hand out-- but to bring life back to them. so i think what has been happening in enlightened companies is do something for the communities around where you are operate. >> rose: we conclude this evening with jane harman, former congresswoman from california now president of the woodrow wilson center. >> i think the way to solve the terror threat against us is to win the a
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Jul 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the barrow group and she -- he had a quarter in his hand and each one of us tried to get the quarter from him. and we all completely failed. and then he said, okay and he gave the quarter to one person and said now keep the quarter away from me. and the person said okay and she attacked their hand, i mean tackled them and got the quarter out of their hand in two seconds, he said you have to fight, that is what a scene is about, you have to figure out what the quarter is and give that much energy going for it. >> and we continue with judi dench. >> don't think you have got to play every aspect of a part in every scene of a character. you just play one small bit of it, and then the next scene you can concentrate on another and the next and then at the end, maybe you will have presented the whole character. which is a very good tip to learn, because you get so anxious, i was madder than your box of frogs, you know, but i know now i only needed one way of saying she was mad. >> rose: we continue this evening also with tilda swinton. >> remain open and free and relaxed and up for
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Jul 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
skill, you know, that you can use on both sides of that aisle. >> there are some people who could not be prosecutors, they don't have the constitution for it, it is not the easiest ming in the world to spend your time working on cases that are difficult and that mean so much to people and by definition if you are doing your job properly and holding people to account as they should be held to account under the laws and the constitution of this country that you see people get their liberty ten away fr them, it tak a strong constitution to do that and also people who are prosecutors and couldn't represent defendants, but there are also i think a lot of people who realize that we have a great system in this country, great criminal justice system, and everyone is worthy of representation, and the rule of law needs to be upheld and not only by prosecutors but by defense lawyers also. and there are a lot of people i think have an alley jans to the law suc such that they can assiduously perform their duties as a prosecutor and also zealously perform their duties as a defense lawyer as lon
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Jul 31, 2012 12:00am PDT
rein in a little bit of the unbounded creativity and get us focusing on some of the things we think are really, really big. >> rose: i don't know if he advised you but i once was in the conversation with steve jobs and he said, you know, to some young entrepreneur, stay focused and do what you do well and is there a conscious -- he may have told you that. >> he told me that many times. you have too many things. >> rose: is that part of what you want to do as ceo to make sure you are in these core businesses? >> ye yes, i was talking with or people here in new york today and i told them, you know, i think it is really important that we make sure we are focused on the things that are really -- that are really big and important and that are going to hange the world and we do those things, really, really well. and that doesn't mean we are necessarily going to do 1,000 different things. >> rose: yes. and if you do something big as you have said, even if you fail you are more likely to find something that will make a contribution to what you want to do? >> you know,, that is absolutely tr
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Jul 16, 2012 12:00pm EDT
know you love golf like i do. >> i do. >> we're going talk about every aspect. i want to us look at this book too. this is called the pro. a lessons from my father claude harmon, senior. what de teach. >> you know, i think pretty much everything i know about its game started with my father. my father was so far ahead of his time he was a club pro that won a major championship. he won a masters in 1948. the last club pro to ever win. >> wing foot. >> and at sell follow and down at palm beach. and he was a person that was a great player, great teacher, great innovater. de so many things, teaching aids, using film before there was video. he had this insight and this way of dissecting what was wrong with something that made everything so simple. and i think one of the reasons myself and my three younger brothers have all been successful as instructors is growing up in our family. watching our father 9 way he taught, the way he handled different people. it didn't matter whether you were ben hoggan his best friend, it didn't matter whether you were henry ford t didn't matter whether you w
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Jul 31, 2012 3:00am EDT
, you know, like whose data you are using and what are the terms of that and all of that, you get to make thing that really work for people, and i think that, you know, our understanding of search and the kind of things people are looking for is improving all the time and you don't think about it, but, you know, we didn't used to have maps, you couldn't type an address and get directions somewhere and that is something you come to expect now, i type an address i can navigate or i can get a really great high resolution image of that place or whatever, and so i think that search is really a moving target, you know, it is always getting a lot better, you don't always see it because it is like every day to make it better i think the next big change in search will be really search understanding you. >> rose: and mark around, marc andreessen the leader of netscape and in silicon valley. >> the whole point of capitalism is unleash potential and money is marker to quantify the success and that creates resources financial resources that can be put back into society. again, for the same missio
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Jul 18, 2012 12:00pm EDT
a leukemia doctor. >> it has been an interesting interaction between the two of us. i am his physician but i am also his boss. i am his colleague. i was involved in his recruitment as a fellow and then as a faculty member. i work closely with his mentors, who are really invested in him and completely committed to his success. so it is almost -- it is almost an objection more reason in, oxymoron in medicine but it is almost like a family affair .. the. >> we conclude with "the new york times" hong kong bureau chief, keith bradsher. >> one of the lucky things about being in hong kong, i don't go to beijing very often and all over the rest of the china, and the further from beijing the more you run into that nationallyism, nationalism and the zero more you run into people that say china should be more assertive in pursuing its foreign policy. >> rose: the future of cancer treatment and the future of china when we continue. infugnd funding for charlie ros provided by the following. >> captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie r
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Jul 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
research. and so it's further ahead. and it will be hard for india to catch china. >> rose: you used to say to me, many times, that when you, bill gates went to china, they sucked everything they could get out of you in terms of what you thought and what they could learn from you, correct? >> yeah, both countries are very good-- . >> rose: the indian does the same. >> yeah, both countries have looked at the uchlts is and what it does well. including having really strong universities, including having sort of capitallistic markets. and they've moved in that direction. and in fact their growth comes from that fact. china is dramatic because it was very anti-market until 1979. and then all of a sudden it opened up, brought it a lot of foreign technology so they were way behind india. and then they really went full bore. india has done reforms and every time it does reforms it gets some growth out of that. and the expectation is that will continue. so they both benefitted immensely from looking at the west and looked at what allowed the great success in the west. >> rose: but do you see
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Jul 13, 2012 12:05am EDT
or call us at 1-800-play-pbs. captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org cumming: masterpiece is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from... we are pbs. >> rose: it is summertime and we look back at some of the interesting people who havave ce to our table, including these people who are scientists or write about science. we begin with the edward o. wilson. >> we know now looking at it with clearer eyes that group versus group is an absolutely fundamental and overpowering the phenomenon in human behavior. it was enough to drive whatever groups were actually driving and what it was driving was altruism and what we call the traits of virtue, that is, compassion, willingness to cooperate. >> rose: and continue with eric kandel. >> we are beginning to understand how people use both their conscious and unconscious mental processes to respond to a work of art. we can outline a scheme of the various steps that are involved in looking at a great painting and having a perceptual response, an emotional response and empathic response to it and we can outline i
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Jul 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and they work together and they share o and they are both in that trilogy of us, worked really well together and i don't know, it is just an amazing role to play and dive into. >> rose: it is a perfect life for them until -- >> it really is. >> i until that time, yes. >> rose: and you play? >> i play elena, elena is very conservative housewife from mexico, and he is very devoted to her family and she has -- her husband is murdered and her twin sons are murdered, so she has been forced to take over the family business, which is the cartel of mexico, and she was very successful, he is a very successful businesswoman. >> and her business is? >> her business is drugs. >> rose: and when she sees somebody else in her business she wants their business as well? >> if they are very, very good, yes. >> rose: and then along comes dennis. >> oh, yes. >> well, let's see. den space duplicitous, crooked dea agent and he has his own agenda, and he is on both sides of the fence. he is serving the mention cab cartel, mexican cartel as well as the u.s. government and these young guys that have this ve
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Jul 19, 2012 12:00am PDT
group. richard haass president of the council and foreign relations, also joining us too distinguished reporters david kirk patrick is a cairo bureau chief for the "new york times" and janine di giovanni she's an award winning foreign correspondent recently wrote about president assad's reporters for news weeks and the daily beast. i am pleased to have them here. your filings on the story as we speak. what do we know at 3:30. >> as far as i know, three close advisors to president assad integral rule figures in his war machine has been keu8d as a bomb went off right in what should have been the most secure room in the assad government. pretty much equivalent of the whitehouse situation room where his crises female was meeting, someone managed to blow up a bomb and kill these three integral figures. >> rose: it was a suicide bombers. >> it was a suicide bomber. i don't know the identity of the bomber or crucially that person's sectarian identity whether it was a sunni or what kind of opponent. >> rose: who ought to be noted for being killed. >> his brother-in-law who is an enforcer withi
WHUT
Jul 25, 2012 3:00am EDT
which was prepared to fight for it, so to us, that was a recipe for disaster, and something which could cause major trouble in syria and beyond. that is buy what i have been saying let's stop this policy of sort of frontal attack on the government and let's try to put it together and one missing link in this whole setup so far, including kofi annan's effort is the opposition, numerous pleas to them and numerous conversations with them in various formats, very few have dialogue with the government. >> rose: we conclude this evening with kurt andersen, thee believers. >> i have never read a book about the late sixties that did two things i wanted to do, one, show how the early -- how the lives in the early sixties became lives in the late sixties, how adolescents who went from 12 to 18 in exactly that decade, how that worked, and then i was also interested in looking back at it from the future, so it skips back and forth from the present to the past, to have some, a long view of what was that all about. >> rose: vitaly churkin and kurt andersen when we continue. >> funding for charl
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